United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin
STEVEN SCOTT ROGERS, by his guardian, Tracy Rogers, TRACY ROGERS, SAMBA HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN, BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF WISCONSIN, and STATE OF WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES Plaintiffs,
K2 SPORTS, LLC, Defendant.
VOIR DIRE [DRAFT - 4.18.2019]
this case, the plaintiffs are Steven Scott Rogers and Tracy
Rogers. Defendant is K2 Sports, LLC. On December 31, 2015,
Steven Scott Rogers fell while skiing at the Afton Alps Ski
Area in Washington County, Minnesota. Plaintiffs say that
Steven Scott Rogers was wearing a ski helmet manufactured by
K2, and that because of a flaw in the helmet he suffered more
severe injuries than he would have if he had been wearing a
different helmet. K2 says that there is no flaw in the
helmet, that he was wearing the helmet incorrectly, and that
no helmet could have prevented his injuries. Have any of you
ever heard of this case before today? Follow up at sidebar.
trial of this case will begin today and will probably last
one week, finishing next week Wednesday. Are any of you
unable to serve as a juror during this time?
of parties and others
counsel to introduce parties. Ask panel whether anyone knows
counsel to stand and tell the jury where they practice and
with whom. Ask panel whether anyone knows counsel or their
associates or partners.
witnesses in the case may include the following individuals.
(Read list of witnesses.) Do any of you know any of the
any of you know the judge or court personnel?
any of you know any of the other persons on the jury panel?
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Name, age, and city or town of residence.
Marital status and number of children, if any.
Current occupation (former if retired).
Current (or former) occupation of your spouse, domestic
partner, or significant other.
you have adult children, what do they do?
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